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  • Ethics in Criminal Justiceby Sam S. Souryal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 76.95

    Introducing the fundamentals of ethical theory, this text exposes the reader to the ways and means of making moral judgments by covering the teachings of the great philosophers, sources of criminal justice ethics and unethical patterns in the criminal justice system. It is presented from two perspectives: a thematic perspective that addresses ethical... more...

  • State Punishmentby Nicola Lacey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    Nicola Lacey presents a new approach to the question of the moral justification of punishment by the State. She focuses on the theory of punishments in context of other political questions, such as the nature of political obligation and the function and scope of criminal law. Arguing that no convincing set of justifying reasons has so far been produced,... more...

  • The Prisoners' Dilemmaby Nicola Lacey

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    An examination of the institutional preconditions for a tolerant criminal justice system. more...

  • The Police Traffic Control Functionby Paul Weston

    Charles C Thomas 1996; US$ 38.95

    The sixteen chapters of this completely revised Fifth Edition provide a definitive and detailed survey of all phases of traffic control and highway safety. Three completely new chapters highlight the revision: Street and Highway Safety, Zero Tolerance-Driving Under the Influence, and Speed Management. The focus of the text is still on the police role... more...

  • Understanding Police Use of Forceby Geoffrey P. Alpert; Roger G. Dunham

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book presents important data and findings about the police use of force. more...

  • The Ferguson Reportby Theodore M. Shaw; United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division

    The New Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an unarmed African American high school senior, was shot by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. For months afterward, protestors took to the streets demanding justice, testifying to the racist and exploitative police department and court system, and connecting the shooting of Brown with the deaths of Trayvon... more...

  • Crime Fighting and Crime Preventionby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Before a crime is ever committed, law enforcement officials try to prevent lawbreaking by enacting policies and safeguards. Crime Fighting and Crime Prevention provides a clear look at the efforts of law enforcement agencies and civilians to control and prevent crimes. The various crime-prevention techniques covered range from computer databases that... more...

  • Probing into Cold Casesby Ronald L. Mendell

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 47.95

    The investigative experience offers many challenges in reconstructing past events and in discovering the persons, entities, and organizations involved in a crime or a civil wrong. The discussion begins with explaining the nature of cold cases and the major problems associated with these investigations. A cold case investigation progresses from the... more...

  • You Got Nothing Comingby Jimmy A. Lerner

    Crown/Archetype 2002; US$ 23.00

    A memoir of astonishing power?the true story of a middle-class, middle-aged man who fell into the Inferno of the American prison system, and what he has to do to survive. It is your worst nightmare. You wake up in an 8' x 6' concrete-and-steel cell designated "Suicide Watch #3." The cell is real. Jimmy Lerner, formerly a suburban husband and father,... more...

  • Understanding Risk in Criminal Justiceby Hazel Kemshall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    This illuminating text examines the significance of the concept of risk in criminal justice policy, and in the role of criminal justice agencies and crime prevention initiatives. Particular features of the book include its use of practical examples, coverage of previously unpublished research, and a full review of current risk assessment tools for... more...